Best time to visit Sacramento, CA

Sacramento, CA

3 THINGS TO DO IN SACRAMENTO, CA (JULY 12 - JULY 21)

California State Fair

California State Fair

July 9–25, 2021  • event

The Fair has been attracting people for over 150 years. Come and join this spectacular celebration

South Yuba River Swimming Holes

South Yuba River Swimming Holes

March–October • activity

A great way to relax during hot summer days

Loch Leven Lakes

Loch Leven Lakes

June–November • activity

A beautiful chain of lakes high in the Sierra Nevada Mountains

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California Fall Colors

California Fall Colors

late September–early November • nature

Admire bronze and amber foliage throughout the Golden State

Monticello Dam Morning Glory Spillway

Monticello Dam Morning Glory Spillway

November–March  • nature

An enormous drain hole which looks a portal into another world is especially impressive during the rainy season

New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve

December 31 • event

Have a blast at Sactown's top NYE celebrations

Skiing at Lake Tahoe

Skiing at Lake Tahoe

late November–late April (best in February) • activity

Magical sparkling scenery and a wide range of activities attract people to Lake Tahoe each winter

Napa Valley Harvest Season

Napa Valley Harvest Season

August–December • activity

Watch Napa Valley come to life with the thrill and rush of the harvest

Cool Patch Pumpkins Corn Maze

Cool Patch Pumpkins Corn Maze

late September–October • activity

Kick off the holiday season and get lost in the world’s largest corn maze

Christmas Lights in and near Sacramento

Christmas Lights in and near Sacramento

late November–early January • event

Witness a beautiful holiday transformation of the city when entire neighborhoods dress to impress

Phantom Falls

Phantom Falls

November–April • nature

This waterfall is as hard to find as its name suggests

Sutter Buttes

Sutter Buttes

late October–mid-May • nature

Some enthusiasts try to reach the summit of the highest mountains in the world, but how about the smallest?

California International Marathon

California International Marathon

December 6, 2020 • event

With spectacular State Capitol Finish this marathon features an easy downhill course and can help you to qualify for the Boston Marathon

Almond Bloom

Almond Bloom

mid-February–early March • nature

The first sign of spring on the Pacific Coast

Bassi Falls

Bassi Falls

April–June (best in late April–May) • activity

A beautiful and popular site in El Dorado county

Lunar New Year in Sacramento

Lunar New Year in Sacramento

February 12, 2021 • event

Flower Tet Festival and other festive events

Luzes de Navidad dentro y cerca de Sacramento

Luzes de Navidad dentro y cerca de Sacramento

late November–early January • event

Testigo de una hermosa transformación vacacional de la ciudad cuando los barrios enteros se visten para impresionar

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